For all of us, this is an opportunity to thank our heavenly Father for our precious mothers who nurture us to be who we are. As Psalms 139 13-14 expresses “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”
Pottery helps mothers understand their children. What others might see as flaws are unique attributes. While some of our work can be similar no two “pieces” are identical. We cherish our children for who they are. Most of all, we remember that we take the clay we are given and with our love, shape them into the most beautiful objects possible.
Pottery can also help children honor their mothers as they are commanded to do in Exodus 20:12 “Honor your father and your mother that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” Roberta helped the children at the home-school coop (and also our church preschool) where she teaches pottery make these photo frames as Mother’s Day presents. Today, remember your mother !